Abel’s First Christmas

Happy Christmas from the Harrison’s and it’s a special one this year as it’s Abel’s first Christmas, however unfortunately he was unlucky enough to pick up a bad cough and cold so he’s been a little under the weather. Still it’s not stopped him completely and he certainly enjoyed all the attention from his Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. He’s especially happy when either stuffing his little chops or walking around, although I think we prefer walking around with him […]

Christmas Weekend

Pheebs, Abel and I had our first Christmas open house at the weekend where we invited our friends and family to drop in for a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. We were extremely pleased at the number of folks who dropped in and it was certainly a great way to catch up with everyone. We think this might turn into a regular yearly event but perhaps we’ll make less cakes and biscuits next time otherwise we’ll have […]

Abel’s first swim

Abel had his first swimming lesson today which he appeared to enjoy. He also had his first underwater swim/dunking which didn’t seem to bother him too much. Hopefully he’ll follow his father in enjoying being under the water rather on top of it!

Cornwall 2012

Pheebs, Abel and I have just spent 2 weeks in Cornwall on holiday which was very pleasant and definitely beat sat at a desk working. We broke the holiday into two parts and the first week we spent exploring the St Ives area and stayed at the Gonwin Manor luxury cottages. We spent the majority of the time visiting the vast number of National Trust properties in the area as we had a family membership which allowed us free entry. […]